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Offline Treetotal

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Re: Can anyone decipher this?
« Reply #9 on: Monday 20 March 17 22:45 GMT (UK) »
Good find Sami....it looks like it could be a family photo of his son Samuel who was born in 1890....It's unusual to see a photo from this era without a photograper's logo on the front and a decorative back with artwork and a business address...so I would suggest it was a personal photo and not a commercial one.
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Re: Can anyone decipher this?
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 21 March 17 08:57 GMT (UK) »
Just a thought.......'Congrats'...as an abreviation originates around 1880-85

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Re: Can anyone decipher this?
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 21 March 17 09:38 GMT (UK) »
I believe the word is:  Compass

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Re: Can anyone decipher this?
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 21 March 17 11:32 GMT (UK) »
I believe the word is:  Compass

That's what I thought too. :)
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Re: Can anyone decipher this?
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 21 March 17 11:54 GMT (UK) »
I believe the word is:  Compass

That's what I thought too. :)

So did I, though I've no idea what it might mean in this context.
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